New York Times, Tuesday, February 24, 1987

Author:Judson G. Trent
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Musical acronym : ASCAP
6. Red-cased cheese : EDAM
10. Fancy's antithesis : FACT
14. Part of O.S.U. or M.S.U. : STATE
15. Vague or Zorina : VERA
16. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
17. Slugger Hank : AARON
18. ___ impasse : ATAN
19. Milano money : LIRE
20. Breakfast fare for a poacher? : DROPPEDEGG
22. Edel or Blum : LEON
23. Pulpit finale : AMEN
24. Some are current : EVENTS
26. Restrain : BRIDLE
30. City on the Po : TURIN
32. Open-weave fabric : LENO
33. Sandpipers : REES
35. Birdie beater : EAGLE
39. Lengthwise : ENDWAYS
41. Plead : ENTREAT
43. Blackmore outlaw : DOONE
44. Buddhist monastery : TERA
46. Refuse wool : COTT
47. Millionaire Hetty : GREEN
49. Tuberous perennial : DAHLIA
51. Dowager : MATRON
54. This is possibly prehensile : TAIL
56. City on the Jumna : AGRA
57. Pluto's realm : LOWERWORLD
63. Pigeon-___ : TOED
64. Footnote abbr. : IBID
65. To have, in Le Havre : AVOIR
66. Irish lake or river : ERNE
67. Unit of loudness : SONE
68. Crimean resort : YALTA
69. Sires, familiarly : DADS
70. North Sea feeder : TEES
71. Driving hazard : SLEET
1. "___ tale's best for winter": Shak. : ASAD
2. Polaris or Rigel : STAR
3. "___ nome" : CARO
4. At the summit : ATOP
5. Friendly correspondent : PENPAL
6. Dodge : EVADE
7. Diplomatic maneuver : DETENTE
8. Limp as ___ : ARAG
9. Place for timothy : MANGER
10. Podiatrist's concern : FALLENARCH
11. ___ and Sedition Acts: 1798 : ALIEN
12. Barbizon painter : COROT
13. Adolescents : TEENS
21. Corundum : EMERY
25. ___ armis (with force and arms) : VIET
26. Extorted : BLED
27. Slots spot : RENO
28. ___-Chinese : INDO
29. Demotes : DOWNGRADES
31. Addict : USER
34. Punta del ___, Uruguay : ESTE
36. Earth sci. : GEOL
37. Sequential notes : LATI
38. Kett of comics : ETTA
40. Prefix for dyne or drome : AERO
42. Lowest point : NADIR
45. Wrap around : ENTWINE
48. Muster : ENLIST
50. Berlin hit : ALWAYS
51. Beat Spassky : MATED
52. Old marketplace : AGORA
53. Flow : TREND
55. Mosquito : AEDES
58. Contrabassoon : OBOE
59. Yale Bowl, e.g. : OVAL
60. Function : ROLE
61. Rock: Comb. form : LITE
62. ___ it! (Shucks!) : DRAT

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